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What is the ERC?

The Employee Retention Credit (ERTC) was approved under the CARES Act for all businesses to keep employees on the payroll.

The ERC Program is a refundable tax credit per employee by an eligible employer. RECEIVE UP TO $26,000 PER EMPLOYEE!

Who is Eligible For the ERC in 2020 & 2021?

The ERC was not widely used until March 2021, when updated IRS regulations made this type of COVID-19 Relief more accessible. In short: thousands of businesses who once picked between the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and ERC can now possibly use both, by amending their Quarterly Form(s) 941.

Criteria #1:  Must Issue a Formal Payroll

Employers must file Form 941s and W-2s. (Sole-proprietors are ineligible)

Criteria #2: Eligible Employee Headcount

Employers must have below a certain number of full-time employees in 2019.  (NOTE: this is not the same as full-time equivalents – FTEs)

– 2020 program: fewer than 100 full-time employees     (unlimited part-time employees)

– 2021 program: fewer than 500 FT employees

 (unlimited part-time employees)

Criteria #3: Must Meet one (not necessarily both) of:

A: Reduce Business Receipts (Sales for a Calendar Quarter)

For example: A business with $100k in sales for Q2 2019 vs

 – Q2 2020: eligible with < $50k in sales (or 50% lower)

 – Q2 2021: eligible with < $80k in sales (or 20% lower)

B: Must have been fully/partially shut down by government order

A “Stay At Home” order for non-essential businesses, or a capacity limit for a restaurant, would meet this test.  (The order is likely jurisdiction specific.) You can also have the same, or even more sales, and still qualify.

The Employee Retention Credit will be claimed against the employer’s portion of employment taxes (including Social Security and Railroad Retirement). If your ERC exceeds the amount due, it is then viewed as an overpayment and is refundable.

Industries We've Successfully Helped Get Employee Retention Tax Credits For


$317,551.39 for 2020 – 312 employee's


$1,152,330.98 for Q1 2021– 208 employees


(HVAC) - $39,262.33 for 2020 – 23 employees


$599,891.59 for 2020 – 195 employees


$252,104.88 for 2020 – 63 employees

Pratul Kumar
Pratul Kumar
Thank you Stephen for introducing us to the ERC program and helping us on refunds. Its a great program and works.
Lisa Alston
Lisa Alston
I was completely ignorant of what the ERC was until a friend and fellow restaurant owner in my city mentioned it to me. He connected with Stephen, who explained what the ERTC was and if/how I qualified for it. Thankfully I did! Stephen and the ERC Today team made the entire process quick and easy, and the money I received really provided an extra sense of security during these difficult times.
Addie Ayala
Addie Ayala
I’m writing this review after submitting everything for the Employee Retention Tax Credit, and although I haven’t received any money yet I just wanted to make it known that the staff are amazing! They made everything about the ERTC clear and easy to understand. I’ve already received confirmation from the IRS that funds will be coming through soon. I can’t recommend them enough, thanks!
Leanne Delia
Leanne Delia
It was a pleasure working with ERC Today. We provided the information needed for them to complete all the necessary paperwork to file for the ERC for the last 2 years. We already received our credits from the government for the ERC, which was substantial.
Adrienne Morgan
Adrienne Morgan
I was really amazed by the quality of service and support I received from ERC Today's staff. They explained how the ERC Credit system works and I really couldn't believe it our business could qualify for this program. They made it very simple and straightforward and we received our credit in just over six months timeframe!! This couldn't have come at a better time and will certainly help our cash position.
Raj Patel
Raj Patel
Stephen has been a please to work with. He helped us understand more about the ERC program, how our business qualifies, and how the tax credit program works. Stephen is very responsive, timely, and has provided us great service thus far. If you are contemplating the ERC program and its benefits I highly recommend reaching out to Stephen at ERCToday.
Troy Knight
Troy Knight
ERC Today made the process of filling my 941x easy and seamless. I was skeptical about the whole thing. It just seemed too good to be true. But a friend recommended them and so we filed and we got our money from the government in about 7 months. I received money for both restaurants I own and the church we attend also filed through ERC Today and received funding.
Wayne Finkel
Wayne Finkel
Last year, my CPA contacted me regarding access my Company might have as related to Employee Retention Credits from the IRS. The concept seemed like something interesting to me, especially since I made a major effort to retain all of my personnel throughout the COVID-related business slow-downs. My CPA was not familiar with the process and offered to "look in to it" for me. After some thought, I wasn't confident that he would be able to promptly isolate all the advantage that the IRS offered, and get the application properly submitted. After some research, I found out about ERCtoday and made a phone call. From that point on, the application process was made quite easy. ERCtoday's management team patiently instructed me on gathering all the data that would be required by the IRS. After I had the data and sent it over to ERCtoday, they efficiently took over the process, looking over my information to be sure everything was in order. Shortly thereafter, I was presented with the completed IRS forms and instructed to send them certified mail to the IRS. After a period of time, the checks from the IRS were received in the US mail! Overall, I was quite confident that my IRS application for Employee Retention Credits was is good hands with ERCtoday .
Jessica Morgan
Jessica Morgan
Outstanding staff with quick response times! Made the process for filing for the ERC so easy!
Jay Patidar
Jay Patidar

Once you've applied with us, the next steps are...


Data Gathering

Use our secure portal to upload your 941 returns, PPP loan documents, and raw payroll data.


Credit Calculation

We will use our expertise to calculate the exact value of the credit you can receive from the IRS.


Amending Returns

We will prepare and help file the 941-X Amended payroll returns.


Get Paid

The IRS will process the credit and mail you a check.

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Thank You for Applying

When President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law, the Employee Retention Credit was not eliminated. Eligible businesses can still apply for stimulus funds based on financials between 3/13/2020 – 9/30/2021.